On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1875

Famous Birthdays

  • Sydney Hugo Nicholson, British choir director, organist, composer, and founder of the Royal School of Church Music, born in London (d. 1947)

Famous Deaths

  • Cecil De Vere, 1st official British chess champion (1866), dies at 28
1875 Highlights

About February 9, 1875

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius